Whoever Figures Out Computerized Grading Will Be the Steve Jobs of Numismatics

October 15, 2016 in Coin Grading, Collecting, Education, Grading, History, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, USA Coins, World Coins

By: Kendall Bailey (Coin Update News)


Is the numismatic world ready for computerized grading?

For the past three decades we’ve relied on the opinions of others to evaluate and authenticate our coins. Are we ready to turn away from human opinions in favor of computer analytics? Most people don’t even like change—let alone embrace it—so I’d like to remind you of the baggage that comes along with human grading. Two pieces of baggage, really.

1. Inconsistency

Easily the most frequent complaint about the current third-party graders is a lack of uniformity. Opinions differ between companies, which is to be expected, but opinions often differ within companies. It is not… Full article at the source>

Source: (Coin Update News)

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